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Oct 27, 2011 6:00pm EDT
likely the weapons used to it minister at least 322 blows to jayna murray. the idea is to paint a picture of a premeditated ambush. the prosecution will continue to bring such evidence into the courtroom tomorrow. we will also hear from employees of the apple store immediately next door. they will testify they heard a struggle and heard women hillary and each other and heard one female voice say somebody please help me. >> coverage of the murder case continues on wjla.com. will have instant updates when court is in session and you can tell us what you think about the case of our facebook page. >>> more than a thousand volunteers joined virginia police to search for an autistic boy who disappeared sunday afternoon while hiking in hanover county. rescue crews and teams of volunteers are working round- the-clock. divers scoured the river, even in the most shallow area. >>> a big surge for the stock market. wall street celebrating after positive news in debt united states and europe. the dow jones finished above the 12,000 mark. the president was talking about promising news on the global eco
ABC
Oct 5, 2011 6:00pm EDT
can you tell us? >> college students across the country staged walkouts, and video of the demonstrations going on in new york. they have tapped into a growing sense of frustration. demonstrators filled the streets of lower manhattan, tapping another day of protests that are beyond -- stretching york city. the organization with a growing complaints is taking aim at bankers, a big business, lobbyists, even high tuition. >> we want to be a group that calls for activism. ideally will continue to grow. suddenly people will have the same hours that lobbyists have. >> wall street needs to wake up and listen. help. need >> is started small a couple weeks ago. -- it started small a couple weeks ago. over the weekend hundreds were arrested for storming the brooklyn bridge. of the crowd is very. some demonstrators, a growing union members, even celebrities. is the end result of the bankers over playing their game. they were already built the rich, but that was not enough. >> more mainstream frustration. >> i am tired of being sick and of being unemployed. for three years i have been
ABC
Oct 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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ABC
Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. they are often organized using social media. as the bizarre aftermath how gaddafis asked was killed. >> cell phones and cancer, are they linked? >> judgment day, the california preacher who said the rapture happening has now adjusted his prediction. >> a spectacular weekend ahead. we will have the details. >>> we're following a breaking from fairfax county. people have just been arrested after a trench collapsed on conrad road. -- rescued after a trench collapsed on conrad road. >> let me show you the scene. a lot of emergency personnel here at the scene. about 4:45, two people were for a water orh sewer line when it began collapsing. two other people tried to jump in and help them. they were just stuck in there. personnel arrived and digging them out. this elicited people in the neighborhood to get buckets. is wet. if you went in there with shovels, it would be a tough getting an added there. the men were retrieved. both men pulled out of there. one has been airlifted. both are at fairfax hospital. day after the death of gaddafi, there are questions about the way he was killed. he
ABC
Oct 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
they have been playing. the defense has been shaky. >> there will always be games were used for a lot of goals and you when the hockey game. there are different -- there are different ways to win a hockey game. >> the redskins will make some lineup changes this week for the carolina panthers came. jamal brown is expected to move from right to left tackle. they do not even know who was going to start. austin led the redskins with 11 catches in the preseason but then he was passed over until he made this catch on sunday against the eagles. he will now get more plays. anthony armstrong is expected. >> honestly, it is more than just the quarterback position. everybody needs to do their job. find a way to improve. everybody across the board has to say, we will get better. >> the nfl trade deadline today. the raiders gave up a first- round pick in 2012. jason campbell broke his collarbone on sunday. palmer goes to the raiders. mcnabb one 1924 with no interceptions. -- won 19 of 24 with no interceptions. david stern says if progress is not major, more games will be canceled. they may be
ABC
Oct 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
us what he could do, and helu has played well. >>> the last time we saw the georgetown basketball team was at the friendship games in china, an indicator of how tough this team will be won the start practice this weekend. fighting is not the reputation that they want, but john thompson iii likes what it did for his ball club. >> and an unexpected kind of way, i think that incident has brought this team closer together and i think there is truly an understanding that we depend on each other. >>> d.c. united's chances to make the playoffs took a hit last night when vancouver scored the first minute of both halves to beat the team 2-1. united is five points behind ninth place the order for the final wild-card spot. >>> the texas rangers are just one victory away from the world series. right now they are tied at 2-2 in the sixth inning. the brewers and cardinals play game 4 tonight in st. louis. it >>> time is running out for your chance for a trip to the country music awards. >> it includes round-trip air fare to nashville hotel stay, and tickets to the awards show. just go to wjla.c
ABC
Oct 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
4.5 million borrowers could be eligible. >>> good news for cash strapped parents -- toys r us is expanding its layaway program. they started the layaway program for big items in 2009. but starting on october 15th you can put almost any item on layaway. >>> a pilot program launched today to streamline the airport security projects. they're testing the pre check and it should give which allows passengers to use security alliance with less intensive screening if the passengers agreed to release personal data to the government and at the airlines have time. they say it's the first effort to move toward a more risk- based, intelligence-driven screening system. >>> thieves leave a dangerous situation behind. the case of the missing manhole cover. >>> the redskins pack their bags and head out for some well- deserved rest and relaxation. but the eagles are waiting for them when they get back. the baseball playoffs are starting to take shape. there raise and i'm a curious seeker. i am a chemistry aficionado. diphenhydramine. magnesium hydroxide. atheletes foot. yes. i'm a people pleaser.
ABC
Oct 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. everyone is using whatever they dig.ned to they're hoping to find signs of life. >> here in the u.s., efforts are under way to send aid. and we areaccount that there will be a lot sending a check. >> hundreds and hundreds of thee rocked area. the earth will continue to shake their for quite some time, scientists predict. leaders madenterim for thearrangements -- libyas and from made piano arrangements for gaddafi. that he will be buried tomorrow. the u.n. human rights council called for an investigation gaddafi's death. asre are conflicting reports whether he was caught in crossfire or executed. >>> financial problems could down wikileaks. the website announced that may forced to suspend service if not get any more money. last december, several financial companies blocked all financial donations to the site. the company has pulled the plug wikileaks released governmentf documents about guantanamo bay. localrking is pledging a to getty and is about worse. >> we will tell you why it may be tough to find a job in the coming months. >> the president goes west and of helping struggli
ABC
Oct 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
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ABC
Oct 31, 2011 6:00pm EDT
whoington crime lab pattern of blood on floor. the experts very clinical and, to your sure -- to use your word, graphic testimony, was people infor a lot of the courtroom to hear and see. what is news is what the jurors will not here, and that is a in the case. at the outset of the trial, murray's attorneys -- m that she did kill norwood's attorneys did killed theshe victim. the d.c. crime lab used illustrateotos to how droplets and smears of blood of a crimee story scene. that it seemedy him jean-marie was initially the showroom area and the ground in a back hallway. described blood on the underside of shells, indicating bludgeoned after she was already down. there is a gasp in the courtroom blood splashed from jayna murray's head. but the jury may never know what happened. in court, with the jury of the room, the state attorney asked for testimony to be allowed to sher a coworker that said caught brittany norwood stealing from the store. that is why norwood ambushed murray, but the judge ruled the is here say and because murray herself cannot testify about the shoplifting. >> after the
ABC
Oct 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
? >> maureen, a maryland company that builds solid rocket motors that the military and police use say they're about to do something that is tough to do -- higher new employees. -- hire new employees. >> a welcome sight in these times, a ribbon cutting. two actually. they opened to buildings today. >> there is nothing better than creating jobs. especially in science and technology industries. >> the aerospace systems group plans to add 150 new jobs over the next year to year-and-a- half. >> is great for the local economy. i am excited about it. >> the jobs numbers on friday showed across the district the district added 137,000 jobs in september, but private sector -- but public-sector drops -- but public sector jobs dropped by 34,000. >> i think there was a real fear the economy would be going in reverse gear after the debt ceiling thing in august and early september, but this is welcome news. >> some say this should, fears that the country is headed to add a double dip recession. the national unemployment rate is holding steady at 9.1%. that is 14 million americans out of work. >> we have fur
ABC
Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
state line. a lot more coming up. >>> are we ready? course holmes joins us live up from northeast washington. -- horace holmes joins us. >> some communities are scrambling to prepare. >> they have enough manpower and assault, more than enough equipment. an impressive show to handle anything that comes out of the sky. it is just that no one anyone expected to mobilize before halloween. in these areas the rush to prepare for this unusually early snow is well under way. >> we started bringing everything down for the customers to be ready. >> in hagerstown, they can expect up to 6 inches. the fear is this well cause power outages. >> this will really catch them off guard. >> please return to your vehicles. >> the d.c. road crews mounted their machines today to begin their "dress rehearsal" for this weekend. the road crews say they are ready. >> we train a year round for this. today, we will show we are ready. [unintelligible] >> crews say now all we have to do is wait. >> thanks a lot. more on the weather later. updates anytime on wjla.com. >> when/if it starts to fall, send us pictur
ABC
Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
weigh in on metro's problems? you can let us know right now of our facebook page. >> former mayoral candidates has pleaded not guilty. he lives in the district, but says his maryland license is valid. the judge told him to get a washington d.c. license before returning to his next court date. >> it marks the end of the violent for decade-long dictatorship. today, gaddafi was buried. it took place in a secret location in the desert. a few relatives and officials were allowed to attend. he died thursday while he tried to escape his home town. investigators are looking into the circumstances of his death. still to come on abc 7 news at 6:00, we will show you how one of the largest occupy protests in the country had to be broken up with the use of force. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:00 on your side. >> we are back from a pitch from the campaign try to get the struggling economy under control. >> this comes from rick perry who has slipped to fifth place in the poll. this is a response to herman cain's 9-9-9 plan. we have a look at what the others on the campaign trail are saying a
ABC
Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
gabrielle giffords. >> another beautiful day. tells us how much have thiswill gorgeous weather. ready topitals are the yanks-tiger's plan a classic. sports is coming up. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine a pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a pnc performance select checking account and get up to 1.75% cash back for just about every purchase. learn more and apply today at pnc.com/cashbuilder. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. >>> in retirement sermon with a twist today. astronaut mark kelly was his duties in the navy and just second time since an attempt on her life, giffordsoman gabrielle washington. scott thuman has the story. >> flashing a brilliant, a proud giffords looked closer -- much closer to the retirement for her husband, pastor not mark kelly. -- astronaut mark kelly. vice-president joe biden spoke, kelley. captain he said to his still recovering wife, you make me jealous of your true grit. something in that arizona water. it was not since the triumph. that we have hill seen gifford, her hair longer, mood uplifted. it is not everyday that you of courseexamples --id it
ABC
Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
today in north carolina, trying to get criminal case against him dismissed. he is accused of using nearly $1 million in campaign contributions to cover up the fact he had a pregnant mistress while running for president in 2008. his lawyer claims he did not do anything illegal and charges were filed by a partisan republican prosecutor trying to take down a big-name democrat. no rules -- no word yet whether the judge will rule on the request. >>> police are saying very little about their investigation into a truck that contained a president's teleprompter, seal and podium. it turned up at a hotel. police will confirm no arrests have been made. >>> on capitol hill, the deficit super committee's first public meeting in more than a month. they're charged with getting the debt under control by identified 1.2 trillion dollars. the group is said to have made little progress. the deadline is four weeks away. members say they're committed to making a deal. >>> nato has made a formal decision to delay the end of its mission in libya. dorsett to scaled-back operations by october 31st. official
ABC
Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
will ensure that it uses the money for repairs as opposed to operations as it has historically run up massive deficits. >> we have separate funds for the renovations and repairs. >> the question is whether the district will that the federal funding. some say it is not a done deal. mineral, va., the epicenter of the earthquake, was denied its request for funds. if the district is denied, that will have to look to local funds to fix the cathedral and private donations. ben eisler, abc 7 news. >>> falling breaking news from st. mary's county. a sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot a man in lexington park at a townhome complex late this afternoon. it is in the southeastern part of the county. these are live pictures from newschopper 7. officers initially were called for a domestic dispute. no word on the man's condition. >>> a bristow, virginia, couple has admitted to barricading three daughters behind drywall. john robey and christina moore pled guilty to felony child abuse and neglect. they said they put up dry wall near their children's bedroom to prevent their three girls from leaving
ABC
Oct 3, 2011 6:00pm EDT
the convictions saying they needed a valid and a warrant before using technology to track him. people were divided as to whether or not police should have a search warrant. >> i think they should. as a criminal intent -- defense attorney, i'm all about rights. >> i think police should have the ability to track criminals and find people. >> d.c. is not the first jurisdiction to use this technology without a warrant. for many, it comes down to advancements in police technology versus privacy. >> there should be an expectation of privacy. >> others feel a gps device is no different than police following a suspect. >> i do not feel it should be necessary. >> this could impact the use of surveillance and traffic cameras. at the supreme court, abc7 news. >>> coming up next, apple getting ready for a big guy phone announcement and we have a preview. >> good news. warm weather heading back to the area. bob ryan has the forecast. >> wait until you hear what he says about his allegiance to maryland. the redskins are excited about being 3-1 but 12 games left in the regular season. [ fema
ABC
Oct 17, 2011 6:00pm EDT
us. we want him to stop the campaign. >> some of its critics say that the president should focus more on in here and now. >> it is time that he came off the campaign trail and negotiated. >> the president's approval rating in handling the economy is only 35%. voters give him a considerable advantage over congressional republicans. >>> after tonight's stop in north carolina, the president will spend the night in greensboro. tomorrow, and he will start the day in jamestown, north carolina. the president will start when state at langley air force base and finished his tort in chesterfield, virginia. >>> lawmakers have until the end of the year to act on the extension. if there is none, 2.1 million americans will lose their benefits. last year, congress approved an extension of up to 73 weeks. >>> day 2 of a massive search for a missing montgomery county boy. so far, nothing. police spent the day in a wooded area looking for any trace of william mcquain. the 11-year-old has not been seen since september 30 it. his mother was found stabbed and beaten to death in their home last wednes
ABC
Oct 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. mark segraves joins us with more from northeast. >> this is not the first time federal agents have raided the farmers' market neared dahlia that university, a popular place to buy -- near gallaudet university, a popular place to buy fresh food. turns out the reason all the things are cheap is much of it is bootlegged. just before 11:00 this morning agents from immigration and customs enforcement in a joint investigation with d.c. police raided the market off florida ave. their target? people selling counterfeit goods. >> we're finding counterfeit purses, counterfeit clothing, including nfl paraphernalia. we found it cut its sneakers as well as fragrances. >> the market stayed open as agents searched for illegal items. this man has been selling farm goods here nearly 70 years and understands why the agency conducted the raid but wonders why they don't go after the suppliers instead of the little guys. >> why not go to new york and at the guy who brings it here by the carload? >> others were happy to see their neighbors taken away. >> we have to follow the law. >> all of these boxes
ABC
Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
yesterday but the president said at an event that he will be using this strategy to push this through. the measure will be broken up into individual parts and voted on separately. >>> we have been talking a lot about republican presidential aspirations. the vice president says he will be back on the 2012 ticket. he said in a television interview this morning that he will be present obama is running mate in the 2012 election. he says he is a key endorsement from the president himself. and they are sure to get the party's nomination. to go another day of chaos for metro riders this morning. there was a track switches malfunctioned on the blue and orange lines that caused major delays. metro says it is unconnected to last night's situation. one writer described his frustration. -- one rider describe his frustration. >>> way too many people were crowding at the same time. it was a huge mess. >> this morning's incident comes on the heels of last night situation where a man jumped on the train tracks. the escalator stopped. metro said the escalators are designed to shut off if there
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